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What Does B4N Mean?

B4N means "Bye For Now." B4N is used to say goodbye when the interlude is likely to be short.

Summary of Key Points

"Bye for Now" is the most common definition for B4N on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
B4N
Definition:Bye for Now
Type:Abbreviation
Guessability:
1: Easy to guess
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers

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When I write B4N, I mean this:

meaning of B4N
B4N is a temporary goodbye.

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Examples of B4N in Sentences

Here is an example of B4N being used in conversation:
  • Tony: I must get this assignment finished tonight but I will speak to you again in the morning B4N.
  • Jordan: Good luck B4N.

An Academic Look at B4N

B4N is classified as a cyber term as opposed to an initialism abbreviation or an acronym. Initially, cyber term terms were introduced for brevity, but, particularly with the advent of predictive texting and on-screen keyboards, they are now mostly employed for fun. Cyber terms differ from icons because they are not pictorial representations.

What Did We Say before Texting and Social Media?

Before the digital era, we might have said something like "ta ta for now" or "see you anon" instead of B4N.

Using Numbers in Texts

This video shows the different ways that numbers are used in "text speak":

Example of B4N Used in a Text

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See Also

CHEERS (goodbye) BBS (be back soon ) WBS (write back soon) CWTCU (can't wait to see you)